State of culture in 2040 | Future Forecast

Read 14 culture predictions for 2040, a year that will see the world transform thanks to disruptions in culture that will impact a wide range of sectors—and we explore them all. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Culture innovations for 2040
In 2040, a number of culture breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • 35% of the 'meat' consumed by Canadians is now cultured in industrial labs. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • 25% of the 'meat' consumed by Canadians is now composed of plant-based vegan alternatives. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • Memory implants could be used to speed-up time for prisoners, allowing them to serve maximum sentences in a day 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 9,157,233,000 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Brazilian population is 35-44 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Mexican population is 40-44 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Middle East population is 30-39 1
  • Largest age cohort for the African population is 0-4 1
  • Largest age cohort for the European population is 50-54 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Indian population is 25-29 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Chinese population is 50-54 1
  • Largest age cohort for the United States population is 15-24 and 45-49 1